Past Paper Poem Questions
Explore the ways in which the poet vividly portrays nature in either Flower Fed Buffaloes (Vachel Lindsay) or On the Grasshopper and the Cricket (John Keats).
Explore some of the images you find particularly effective in Time (Allen Curnow) and Report to Wordsworth (Boey Kim Cheng).
In Marrysong (Dennis Scott), how do you think the poet´s techniques make the state of marriage seem confusing?
What do you find most striking about the poem ……………………..? Be sure to refer to the writing in your answer.
How does Gillian Clarke create a powerful message in her poem Lament?
Past Paper Gatsby Questions
What impression have you gained of American society of the 1920’s from this novel ? Be sure to refer to Fitzgerald’s writing in your answer.
Re-read the beginning of Chapter 3 up to ‘…. in the right key.’ ( pages 31- 33 ). By close reference to Fitzgerald’s writing show how the extravagance of the society portrayed here is brought to life for the reader.
Fitzgerald uses Nick Carraway as his narrator in “ The Great Gatsby.” What kind of person do you think Carraway to be ?
You are Daisy after hearing of the death of Gatsby. Write what would be going through your mind.
Past Paper Journey´s End Questions
How does Sheriff explore the idea of dependency within the play? Remember to support your ideas with details in the play?
´There isn´t a man to touch him as a commander of men´ Explore how Sheriff presents the relationship between Stanhope and Osborne. Remember to support your ideas with details in the play?
Does Sheriff convince you that Stanhope is right to prevent Hibbert going sick?
Remember to support your ideas with details in the play?
How does Sheriff encourage you to feel sympathy for Raleigh at different points of the play? Remember to support your ideas with details in the play?
Past Paper Shakespeare...